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Farouk Kibet biography, date of birth, age, education, family, career, net worth


Farouk Kibet background and date of birth

Farouk comes from Kapkechui village, Chepsaita, Turbo Constituency, which is located on the boundary of Uasin Gishu and Kakamega counties. His actual birth date is unknown, although he is in his fifties. He is Mzee Paul Teigut’s son, who died a few years ago and was put to rest on November 15, 2018.

Farouk Kibet education

He is claimed to have attended Chepkemel Primary School, but specifics of his secondary school and college education are unclear because he is said to have left out at the primary level.

Farouk Kibet Career

Farouks has spent the most of his career in political circles, mostly as a right hand man. Many people characterize him as intelligent, forceful, and loyal. Between 2003 and 1997, he was elected to the Wareng County Council as a councilor.

He has always had an active role in politics, backing candidates who have made it to the national scene from his days as a dedicated supporter in the Youth for KANU movement in the 1990s.

He is now a loyal friend of President William Ruto. A man who has been there for him through thick and thin. His path to Ruto’s corner is a remarkable one because Ruto and Farouk were on opposing sides of the Eldoret North electoral campaigns in 1997. However, Kibet is the guy who knows all of William Ruto’s deep secrets, and it is he who determines who will meet with Ruto.

Farouk Kibet Houses and net worth

According to accounts, he has a home in the Chepsaita highlands. His neighbors describe him as a nice man who generously donates to church construction harambees and academic sponsorship fundraisers.

According to sources, he also has another mansion at Upper Elgon View, which is located a kilometer off the main Eldoret-Nakuru Road at Annex Area, and behind Moi University’s School of Law. The mansion is believed to stand out like a stronghold in the neighborhood. It is said to have an imposing gate, a brick wall, and an electric fence.

His total net worth can be around ksh. 800 million.

Farouk Kibet Scandals

Farouk was one of the individuals cited by former International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda as having a hand in the 2007 post-election violence.

At the height of the conflict, she accused him of storming the Eldoret Police Station in protest. She also claimed that he was involved in witness manipulation in the Ruto case.

He was also in the news for reportedly accepting money from a suspect in the Ksh791 million National Youth Service (NYS) controversy. However, he was never called and questioned on the topic by the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee.

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